News Releases

DBEDT Releases 50th Edition of the State of Hawaii Data BookPosted on August 15, 2018 in News2017 State of Hawaii Data Book
DBEDT today released the 2017 edition of the “State of Hawaii Data Book.” The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawaii in a single compilation.
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Small Business Regulatory Review Board Commemorates 20th AnniversaryPosted on July 31, 2018 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Small Business Regulatory Review Board — The SBRRB is the “watchdog” for the more than 128,000 small businesses in that may be impacted by rules and regulations promulgated by state and county agencies.
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HTDC Expands Tech Training Services to Enhance Local Workforce DevelopmentPosted on July 6, 2018 in NewsInnovate Hawaii
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC's INNOVATE Hawaii program became an approved provider of the Employment & Training Fund (ETF).
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DBEDT Releases Population and Economic Projections to 2045Posted on June 28, 2018 in NewsResearch & Economic Analysis Division
DBEDT released a report today, “Population and Economic Projections for the State of Hawaii to 2045.”
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Small Business Grant Brings Jobs, Business to Hawaii IslandPosted on June 26, 2018 in NewsHawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC, Tridentis Advanced Marine Vehicles (AMV) launched in Kona last November to continue its development of the world’s most advanced autonomous and unmanned marine vehicles.
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HTDC Awards More Than $900,000 in Grant Funds to Local Manufacturing CompaniesPosted on June 21, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation — HTDC recently awarded $930,680 in Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP) grant funds to 29 Hawaii-based manufacturing companies.
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State of Hawaii Secures $2 Million in Federal Funding for Solar Desalination DevelopmentPosted on June 20, 2018 in NewsNatural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority — NELHA is set to receive a $2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies.
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Hawaii State Energy Office Schedules Community Meetings on Utility Model StudyPosted on June 12, 2018 in NewsHawaii State Energy Office
Hawaii State Energy Office — HSEO will host a series of community meetings across the state starting tomorrow to gather community input for the second phase of a study being done on future models for utility ownership and regulation in Hawaii.
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DBEDT Predicts Accelerated Economic Growth in 2018Posted on May 25, 2018 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its second quarter 2018 Statistical and Economic Report, which shows Hawaii’s economy started to accelerate during the first quarter of 2018 and the economic growth in 2018 will be better than previously projected.
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Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Music and Transmedia Programs Set to Begin on Hawaii Island this SummerPosted on May 23, 2018 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) is set to begin its summer program for music and transmedia. CLH is welcoming songwriters and storytellers to join the program on the Big Island this summer.
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